President Barack Obama, and former presidents, from second from left, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter arrive for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center ,Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox)

Photos: Bush’s library dedication

All five living presidents — George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter – where on hand Thursday for the …

Humor is frequently a part of the Thursday evening service conducted by Yangsi Rinpoche, president of Maitripa College in Southeast Portland. Services draw a mix of ages but few Asians. Undated photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Buddha rising in Rose City

In 2000, there were 19 Buddhist congregations in the Portland area. Today, there are 37.